Screenshots are useful for sharing events such as your high score in a game, a scene from a video, social media interactions, and even reporting problems.

Taking a screenshot on an iPhone is straightforward if you’re new to the device:

How To Take A Screenshot On iPhone 8 

  1. On your iPhone 8, press the Side button (previously known as the Sleep/Wake or Power button).
  2. Press the Home button and the Power button at the same time.
  3. To indicate that a screenshot has been taken and stored to your device, your iPhone screen will blink once and a shutter sound will be played (if your iPhone is not on silent).

If you don’t press the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons at the same moment, your iPhone will inadvertently launch Siri or lock your device. So make sure to press both of them at the same time.

Method 1: Using Assistive Touch to Take a Screenshot

You can take a screenshot with one hand using Assistive Touch by following the given steps: 

  1. Enabling Assistive Touch is the initial step. In the Settings app, navigate to General -> Accessibility -> Assistive Touch.
  2. Enable Assistive Touch by clicking the toggle.
  3. On the same screen, look for the “Customize Top Level Menu” option. Tap it to open it.
  4. Tap the Custom button, denoted by a star, and then select Screenshot from the list.
  5. Now that you’ve added a screenshot option to your Assistive Touch menu, you may capture a one-handed screenshot at any moment by touching the Assistive Touch button followed by the Screenshot button.

How to View and Share a Saved Screenshot

You can share screenshots from the Photos app by doing the given steps:

  1. Open the Photos app.
  2. Open the Screenshots album from the Albums tab.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the album to find the saved screenshot. Tap it to open it.
  4. To share the screenshot with third-party apps, click the share icon in the bottom left corner, which is represented by an upward arrow.

Apple has made it easier to see, share, annotate, and crop screenshots in iOS 11.

How To Preview A Screenshot On The iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus

When you take a screenshot, a preview of it appears in the bottom-left corner. To share or update it, tap on it. If you don’t want to deal with it right immediately, simply swipe it off the screen and it will disappear.

How To Crop A Screenshot On An iPhone 8 Or iPhone 8 Plus

The Instant Markup screen makes it very simple to crop the screenshot. There is no special mode to enter, no three-level-deep symbol to locate (like the Photos app).

The photo is surrounded by a blue border, and the edges have bold handles. Tap and hold on those handles to move them in. That’s all, your photo has been cropped.

How To Markup A Screenshot On An iPhone 8 Or iPhone 8 Plus

After taking a screenshot, you can use Markup on your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to circle a map location, magnify a portion of a Web page, highlight a sentence in an email, and more.

How To Share A Screenshot From An iPhone 8 Or iPhone 8 Plus

Tap and hold on a floating screenshot preview (or stacked screenshots) to bring up the Share sheet. You can now AirDrop screenshots to another computer, save them to any cloud sync service with the Files app, share them on Twitter or Facebook, or include them in a conversation in Messages or Slack.

When you’re finished, tap the share button or Done to share your screenshot. Then select Save Screenshot to Photos or Delete Screenshot.

That’s all there is to it when you want to take a screenshot on your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. Please let me know if you have any questions.


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